McSally, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Extended Funding for Community Health Centers

U.S. SENATE – Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (AZ) and a bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (KY) and Minority Leader Charles Schumer (NY) urging long-term funding of community health centers (CHCs). The letter, which was cosigned by 25 senators, calls for immediate passage of the Community Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence (CHIME) Act of 2019, which would reauthorize the Community Health Center Fund (CHCF) and the National...

McSally, Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Expanded Access for Families with Alzheimer's

U.S. SENATE – Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Susan Collins (R-ME), Ed Markey (D-MA), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and a bipartisan group of Senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to conduct an outreach campaign to educate clinicians, Medicare beneficiaries with cognitive impairment, and their families on the assessment and care planning services currently available to them.  

McSally, Stabenow, Collins, Markey, Capito, and...

McSally Sends Letter Urging Senate to Take Up Landmark Retirement Legislation

U.S. SENATE – Today, Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Tim Scott (R-SC), Susan Collins (R-ME), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Rob Portman (R-OH) sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urging immediate Senate consideration of the bipartisan Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, or SECURE Act.

“This bipartisan legislation would expand access to retirement plans for millions of Americans, allow older workers and retirees...

McSally Welcomes Arizona’s Vietnam Veterans Home

U.S. SENATE — Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) visited with Vietnam veterans visiting Washington, D.C. with Honor Flight Arizona. This is the first time Honor Flight Arizona has ever provided a trip solely for Vietnam-era veterans.

“Thank you for your service and welcome home!” McSally said. “I served 26 years in the Air Force and when we would come home from our deployments our country welcomed us and I know they didn’t do that to you. We want to give honor where honor is due.”

Honor...

McSally Applauds Senate Confirmation of Ambassador Barrett of Arizona

U.S. SENATE – Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Ambassador Barbara Barrett—and Arizonan—to be the Secretary of the Air Force.

"Ambassador Barrett's confirmation is a win for Arizona, our Air Force, and our nation,” said McSally. “She is the perfect fit to lead the Air Force in these dangerous and uncertain times. As soon as the position was open, I called my longtime friend Barbara, to ask her to be willing to serve in this...

McSally Celebrates Launch of Major Defense Company in Mesa

U.S. SENATE — Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) celebrated the announcement of the launch of Nammo Defense Systems Inc. in Mesa, Arizona.

During the Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting, McSally spoke on Nammo’s decision to headquarter its new defense venture, Nammo Defense Systems Inc., in Mesa, AZ, and to invest nearly $20 million in new infrastructure in Arizona.

“Nammo Defense Systems made a great choice to headquarter their consolidated company in Arizona,” McSal...

Senators Call for Financial Certainty for Rural Counties

Bipartisan group of 31 Senators request two-year reauthorization for PILT and SRS programs

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally, R-Ariz., and 30 of her Senate colleagues today requested that any end-of-year legislation include at least a two-year reauthorization of the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) and the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (SRS) programs.

In a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the senators wrote,...

McSally Returns to Saudi Arabia, Drives Without Wearing Traditional Muslim Head-to-Toe Garb

Action culminates years of her fight to end discriminatory rules for U.S. servicewomen

DHAHRAN – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) visited Saudi Arabia for the first time in more than 16 years since she was deployed to the country three times as an officer in the Air Force. This is the first time McSally has been back to Saudi Arabia where she was not forced to wear a full black head-to-toe traditional Muslim abaya gown and head scarf and sit in the backseat of the car.


“The last time I was...

McSally Pushes to Expand Breast Cancer Screenings for U.S. Servicemembers, Veterans

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) led a bipartisan letter today urging the Department of Defense (DoD) to expand and improve breast cancer screening coverage options for female servicemembers and veterans. Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Susan M. Collins (R-ME), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) co-signed the...

McSally Visits Sailors and Aircrew Deployed to Deter Iran in the Gulf Region including the Strait of Hormuz

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar – U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) returned from a trip to the Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and multiple U.S. military bases throughout the Gulf States.

“After multiple deployments to the Middle East, I know firsthand the complex regional security challenges that are increasing with Iran’s recent dangerous and escalating attacks,” said McSally.  “It was great to be joined by Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia...